American Original '60s Telecaster® Thinline
Beloved by country players and indie rockers alike for its semi-hollow warmth, rounder twang and elegant appearance, the Telecaster® Thinline is a classic in its own right within the venerable Telecaster lineup. The American Original '60s Telecaster Thinline recreates this sophisticated six-string with tastefully modernised playability.
Tim Shaw designed '60s Telecaster Thinline pickups deliver authentic late sixties Tele tones, while the 21 Vintage Tall frets and a 9.5” radius contribute to comfortable playability. Other touches include original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware - including F logo tuners, vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that lets the wood breathe naturally with resonant tone, and wears in a distinctively appealing way.
The lightweight semi-hollow ash body is comfortable for extended gigging and adds a warmth and resonance unique to Telecaster Thinline models.
The nitrocellulose lacquer finish not only lets the body breathe with its true tonal character, it also ages and wears in a distinctively personal way.
TIM SHAW DESIGNED 60S THINLINE PICKUPS
American Original instruments feature specially voiced pickups crafted to reproduce the authentic sound and performance of individual model years.
“MEDIUM C” NECK SHAPE
Remarkably comfortable, the “Medium C"-shaped neck profile is sculpted for a period-correct playing feel that’s comfortable for all players.
VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY RADII AND NECK PROFILE
Original-era fans can rest assured every curve and line of the body and neck are accurate to the historic originals.
FINGERBOARD & FRETS
This 9.5”-radius fingerboard is slightly flatter than a vintage-style 7.25” radius, providing a comfortable fret-hand feel. Vintage-tall frets make it easier to bend notes without fretting out.
Body FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets21
Fret SizeVintage Tall
Nut Width1.650" (42 mm)
Position InlaysBlack Dot
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Switching3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge3-Saddle Vintage-Style Tele® with Slotted Steel Saddles
Tuning MachinesPure Vintage '70s with Fender® Logo
Control KnobsKnurled Flat-Top
Neck Plate4-Bolt Serialized with "F" Logo
StringsNickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Legal NoticeWARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Case/Gig BagVintage-Style Hardshell
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